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Japanese gardening : a practical guide to creating a Japanese-style garden with 700 step-by-step photographs / Charles Chesshire ; photography by Alex Ramsay.

Chesshire, Charles (author.). Ramsay, Alex, (photographer.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 712.609 CHES (Text) 39231033766441 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton 712.609 Che (Text) 30890000755262 New Adult Materials Lower level for fiction Checked out 03/02/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780754834953
  • ISBN: 0754834956
  • Physical Description: 256 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: London : Anness Publishing, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A history of Japanese gardening -- Inspirations -- Classic garden style -- Natural materials -- Water features -- Creative constructs -- Creating a garden -- Plant directory.
Summary, etc.:
This inspiring book offers expert information on how to create the perfect Japanese-style garden in any location, large or small. It presents the history of Japanese gardens and the principles underlying them. Sections on the five classic Japanese garden styles (pond gardens, dry gardens, tea gardens, stroll gardens and courtyard gardens) explain their key characteristics with practical tips on how to achieve them. Fifteen projects for creating complete Japanese gardens follows, with clear explanations, illustrations and gorgeous photography. A plant directory then details the various types of plants with advice on flowering habits and hardiness, while the final section outlines the maintenance of a Japanese garden including a calendar of care. Whether you want to develop a stroll garden in a natural space, or a small dry garden with minimal plants and rocks, this beautiful volume is an essential companion.
Subject: Gardens, Japanese.

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